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Saturday
Jun
21
2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9am-4pm
9am-4pm
Earlier this month, we let you know about Organizing 313 -- our last training as part of the State Training Program. In collaboration with Detroit partner groups, we'll provide a training agenda that will include election protection strategies, election reform, early voting strategies, and power analysis. Can you make it? Join community leaders, organizers, and workers to network, share, and build the community. RSVP and let us know you can make it. This training is free of charge, but space is limited. Looking forward to seeing you there! Brandon ------ Every year RootsCamp convenes organizers from across issues and around the country to learn, celebrate, and grow together. Sessions are planned and led by participants, and attendees share their best practices, hard-learned lessons, and new ideas with one another, finding inspiration in one another's work. Since 2006, RootsCamp has grown every year, with more than 2,000 participants in 2012. For information on upcoming RootsCamp dates, how RootsCamp works, or related programs, visit RootsCamp.org! To close NOI Detroit’s State Training Program, we are holding our own “mini Roots Camp” with our partner organization, Detroit Branch NAACP. ORGANIZING 313 is a half-day un-conference modeled after New Organizing Institute’s RootsCamp. Our goal is to continue building progressive power within metro Detroit’s organizing community to for intentional and meaningful change. Organizing 313 starts with our opening plenary; featuring community leaders and projects happening now in metro Detroit. Following our opening session, Organizing 313 is yours! Our “Big Board” will direct you to various breakout sessions hosted by our attendees. Make sure you don’t miss lunch! Our Game Changers Meet-Up is a space for employers and organizers in the progressive movement to connect. Looking to get engaged in politics, labor or community organizing? This is the perfect space. WHAT SHOULD I BRING: Yourself. Laptops and your personal organizing tools are recommended. WHO CAN ATTEND: Anyone can attend, if you have an attitude for progress, Organizing 313 is for you! COST: FREE LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ALL ATTENDEES WHERE CAN I RSVP: http://neworganizing.com/content/event/state-training-program-Detroit-Organizing-313 OUR GOAL 1. Provide a progressive space for community leaders, organizers, and workers to network, share, and build the movement from the community level, up. 2. Connect progressive organizations and political groups with organizers for job placement and capacity building. AGENDA 9:30 AM Registration & Breakfast 10:00 AM Opening Plenary: Issues and Organizing in Metro Detroit 11:05 AM Breakout Session I 12:30 PM Game Changers Lunch Meet-Up 1: 30 PM Breakout Session II 2: 45 PM Organizing 313: Debrief and Next Steps 3:30 PM End Organizing 313 RootsCamp
Friday
Jun
20
2014
Friday, June 20, 2014 from noon-1pm
noon-1pm
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Time TBD Toolbox Live is a new online training program that pairs NOI's cutting edge training modules with a series of free online coaching sessions. The trainings will take place on Fridays and each session will be open to NOI newbies, NOI alumni, future field organizers, and those interested in brushing up on essential organizing skills. Participants will receive weekly emails with information on which module to watch in preparation for that week, as well as study guide materials for each training. June 27th: Engaging Others Through Story July 4th: Commitment & Structure July 11th: Data-Driven Campaign Strategy July 18th: GOTV Planning July 25th: Data-Driven GOTV August 8th: Online Engagement August 15th: Voter Protection
Saturday
May
17
2014
Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
Organizing communities for action is important in each election cycle, and NOI's next Detroit training will provide an introduction to organizing and getting out the vote. Even though each campaign is unique, one thing unites them all -- Election Day. Join NOI Detroit for our next training on mobilization and GOTV. We’ll focus on crafting a GOTV program, recruiting volunteers, and building volunteer capacity. We’ll also make sure to cover how to keeping those volunteers active and engaged. Here are the details: This training has limited capacity, so sign up for NOI Detroit’s Mobilization and GOTV training now.
Saturday
May
10
2014
Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
Join NOI Detroit as we cover the essentials in using the VAN. This training will provide an in depth look at using the VAN for voter contact, organizing phone banks and canvasses, volunteer recruitment, field data, and tracking 1:1's. Here are the details: RSVP now and let us know you can make it. This training has limited capacity.
Saturday
Apr
12
2014
Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
The first of a two-part training on personal narrative organizing. This first session focuses on storytelling and building teams. Detroit's stories are powerful, this session focuses on how telling our stories inspires volunteerism and engagement.